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 John Cooney - “Imagine 40 high school kids and adults crowded into the school library,”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “I'm one of the lucky writers plots come easily to me.”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties. None of them were published.”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “I decided to write short stories because they got rejected quicker.”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published.”
 Gerry Cooney - “When that bell rang, I wanted to go out there and do my thing.”
 Gerry Cooney - “Roberto Duran was the kind of guy who was a true fighter and you hardly see guys like that anymore.”
 Gerry Cooney - “If you look at my career, towards the end you will see I was fighting like once a year. I was not part of the Don King top heavyweights, so I was kind of kept out. His guys were getting three to four fights a year and I could only get one.”
 Gerry Cooney - “I was a small kid from Huntington, Long Island. I never imagined that anything like that would happen to me.”
 Gerry Cooney - “I was a left hooker, and I loved hooking. I also really liked to jab and mix it up right away.”
 Gerry Cooney - “Growing up training, I use to get up so early I would wave to the garbage men going by. So, I had this relationship with Blue Collar America and I really liked it. I felt that lots of those people looked forward to me winning.”
 Gerry Cooney - “I am seeing all the guys, like Earnie Shavers, Tex Cobb, and Larry Holmes all the time.”
 Kevin Cooney - “the looks on the kids' faces when they played on monkey bars for the first time, or of the village elder as he tried the swing n he had a smile that will linger with me forever. It was a small thing for the people who had never had one, it meant something.”
 Kevin Cooney - “If a player isn't getting the playing time, he transfers to a smaller school. That is best for the student-athlete, but then it costs me a point.”
 Kevin Cooney - “ the looks on the kids' faces when they played on monkey bars for the first time, or of the village elder as he tried the swing n he had a smile that will linger with me forever. It was a small thing for the people who had never had one, it meant something.”
 Gerry Cooney - “I lost three times in my career. Losing to Holmes I could deal with, because I lost to a true champion.”
 John Cooney - “I think it will be very quiet today with some selling because of the Easter and Anzac Day break.”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “I believe my voice is pretty much the same. I've written 75 books, so I'm better at it now than I was earlier in my career.”
 John Cooney - “The market is treading water now with the long weekend coming up...people don't want to be exposed over a long weekend at the moment.”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's.”
 John Cooney - “We've recovered one of the weapons, and obviously we're working hard to secure the other weapon,”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “If you write a story based on a real person, you're trapped by the details of the real person and his life. It gets in the way of writing your own story.”
 Caroline B. Cooney - “I love writing and do not know why it is considered such a difficult, agonizing profession.”
 Gerry Cooney - “By the time you're 30 years old, you can be on a nowhere street, if you're not careful.”
 Chris Cooney - “Only 10 percent say very unfavorable after 20 years of work.”

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